Posts tagged vodka

Empty nester Halloween: reminisce, eat candy corn

   October 30, 2013 12:20 pm    0

If you’re empty nesters and feeling a little lonely on Halloween, you can rummage through your kids’ Halloween photos like I have for the past few weeks, or you can celebrate a couple things. Today is a Hallmark holiday — National Candy Corn Day. I’m not a fan of candy corn, but it’s good to know we…


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World Menopause Day heats up the week

   October 14, 2013 6:47 am    0

Friday, Oct. 18, is World Menopause Day, and I’ll get to that, but first the fun facts about this week — mostly taken from Oct. 14, 1964 – Martin Luther King Jr was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — the same day we celebrate Columbus Day this year. Oct. 16 is Boss’s Day Oct. 17 is Wear Something Gaudy…


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National Margarita Day coming up

   February 17, 2013 12:38 pm    0

National Margarita Day is Friday, Feb. 22. It might seem odd that I would post this — I don’t like tequila. But when I saw the list of sponsors for the day — see below — I had to stand up  and take notice. So come Friday, make mine one of those blackberry delights  from…


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Today is National Candy Corn Day

   October 29, 2012 6:12 am    0

Yes it is a Hallmark holiday — National Candy Corn Day is Oct. 30. I’m not a fan of candy corn, but I did find links to candy corn cocktails, so read on. From the website 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Candy Corn, here’s some other fun stuff about the good stuff: Candy manufacturers sell…


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What are you giving up for Lent?

   February 22, 2012 12:01 am    0

It’s appropriate food for thought, today. There were years that I gave up chocolate for the 40 days of Lent. I even got my kids to do it with me a few times. After a few of those adventures, my family and co-workers (at several different companies over the decades), begged me to never give up…


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Vodka — a cleaner and a cocktail

   January 22, 2012 7:27 am    2

Would you like that cleaner shaken or stirred? Well, who knew that vodka could clean chrome plumbing, freshen clothes and more? I learned all about it on CBS’ morning show yesterday. Now, I know rubbing alcohol does the same thing, but with a somewhat nasty medicinal odor. No olives or lemon twist required for cleaning. And…


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